"Despite some politicians characterizing the U.S. side of the border as a
war zone, statistics released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection
show that assaults against CBP agents and officers decreased by 13
percent last year." - Melissa del Bosque, Texas Observer, Oct. 21, 2011 .
"[A]n estimated 12.6 million LPRs lived in the United States on January 1, 2010. 8.1 million of those LPRs were eligible to naturalize." - DHS, Oct. 2011 .
"Much of the discussion surrounding immigration and
immigrants these days is focused on the negative: the issue of illegal
immigration with roughly 11 million unauthorized immigrants residing
across the nation, problems surrounding the immigrant detention system,
and highly contested state...
January 18, 2012: "OFLC is pleased to present the second in a series of Permanent Labor Certification Program-Selected Statistics. This Fact Sheet
presents statistics regarding Permanent Labor Certification program
applications submitted during the first quarter of FY 2012. This Fact
"This OIS Fact Sheet provides an indication of the impact by displaying trends in nonimmigrant admissions compared to trends in the number of individuals admitted each year during 2001–2010." - DHS, Feb. 2012 .
"With more than three decades of experience under my belt, I like to
fancy myself an expert in immigration. Yet however much I think I
understand the subject, new things surface that blow my mind and
puncture my inflated sense of self. I have come to realize that much of
what I "know...
"In summary, an estimated 11.5 million unauthorized immigrants were living in the United States in January 2011 compared to a revised 2010 estimate of 11.6 million. These results suggest little to no change in the unauthorized immigrant population from 2010 to 2011. It is unlikely that the unauthorized...
Yearbook of Immigration Statistics: 2011
U.S. Legal Permanent Residents: 2011
"The Office of Foreign Labor Certification has posted five factsheets containing the FY 2012 selected statistics for the
Permanent Labor Certification Program;
Prevailing Wage Determination Program;
H-1B Temporary Visa Program;
H-2A Temporary Agricultural Visa Program;
"In line with the Department's commitment to the Open Government initiative and specific regulatory disclosure requirements, this page includes program information organized in three main categories: 1. OFLC's annual reports, providing a cumulative overview of program information and data;...
"The magnitude of the number of deportations was revealed recently in a report issued by the Department of Homeland Security’s office of immigration statistics . According to the report, officials of various immigration agencies, including the Immigration and Customs Enforcement police, detained...
DOL, Sept. 26, 2012 : " FY 2012 Selected Statistics by Program.
The Office of Foreign Labor Certification has posted updated program factsheets containing the FY 2012 selected statistics for the:
Permanent Labor Certification Program
Prevailing Wage Determination Program;
Data represents period August 15 - November 15, 2012 - USCIS, Nov. 15, 2012 .
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals - Data represents period August 15 - December 13, 2012
154,404 approved as of Jan. 17, 2013 .
" U.S. immigration officials laid out plans last year that would ratchet up expulsions of immigrants convicted of minor crimes as part of an urgent push to make sure the government would not fall short of its criminal deportation targets, new records obtained by USA TODAY show. Among those new tactics...
DACA Stats as of Feb. 14, 2013 - USCIS, Feb. 15, 2013 .
Data represents period August 15, 2012 - March 14, 2013
" There is little to cheer in the new deportation statistics released by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). While the numbers document a 10 percent decline in the total number of deportations compared to last year, they also reveal the extent to which immigration enforcement resources...
"During the first quarter of FY 2014, seven percent of all Immigration Court cases were closed due to the exercise of prosecutorial discretion (PD), according to the latest case-by-case records (through December 2013) obtained and analyzed by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC...
Report of the Visa Office 2013
Fiscal Year 2013 data is preliminary and is subject to change. Any changes would not be statistically significant.
Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Visas Issued at Foreign Service Posts: Fiscal Years 2009 - 2013
Classes of Immigrants...
Links to statistics and guidance provided at the USCIS Asylum Division quarterly stakeholder meeting, January 28, 2014. - USCIS, Feb. 10, 2014 .
Afghanistan, Libya, Iraq Receipts - Asylum Applications Filed FY 1993 - FY 2014
Changes to Case Categories Requiring...